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Members of UW-Madison's Barnes Lab lead workshop on exercise and brain health

November 17, 2017

UW-Madison’s Jill Barnes and members of her lab led a workshop on exercise and brain health at the Madison School and Community Recreation (MSCR) east location on Nov. 9.

The event was part of MSCR’s "Brain Health Workshops," for people age 50-and-over. These free events are presented by MSCR, in cooperation with the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dane County, and the Alzheimer's Association.

Barnes is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and heads the Barnes Lab within the Bruno Balke Biodynamics Laboratory, where she investigates potential risk factors for both cardiovascular disease and dementia.

Also participating in the workshop were Barnes Lab members Anna Howery, Adam Corkery, Andrew Pearson, Kathleen Miller and Mackenzie Greisch.

MSCR event led by Barnes Lab
Members of the Barnes Lab lead a workshop Nov. 9 on exercise and brain health for members
of the Madison community age 50-and-over.

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